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Hiv And Vasectomy

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Vasectomy and HIV/STD's

Can a male who is HIV Positive, who has a had a vasectomy, transmit HIV and other STD's during unprotected sex?
Rick Sowadsky, M.P.H.

Response from Rick Sowadsky, M.P.H.

Nevada State Health Division AIDS Program
...Thank you for your question. A vasectomy (a form of male sterilization to prevent pregnancy) will not prevent the transmission of HIV, nor other sexually transmitted Read more »

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Dr.BobThank you, Please help me if possible.It's been three months since the incident, which I... Read more »


I had a vasectomy 25 years ago, can my sperm still produce a child should I choose to have 1 today?... Read more »
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vasectomies and safe Sex

Posted by wazsa, 1 Reply
...Can anyone tell me if having unprotected sex with a guy that has had a vasectomy is classes as safe or unsafe. The guy has been tested and is negative. Read more »

my husband is +, i'm - and i want to get pregnant

Posted by babygirl1107, 4 Replies
...his viral load is considered undetectable. I want to get pregnant, but not only do we have HIV as an obstacle, he also had a vasectomy about 9 yrs ago. Does anyone have any suggestions for us having our own biological child that wont cost us a... Read more »

very upset

Posted by ophelia, 1 Reply
...but have been with my husband for the past 5 years. We have sex just about every other day, never used a condom (he has had a vasectomy). okay. The reason I am here is the symptoms I just started having. The very first thing that happened was... Read more »


Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
...I had unprotected relations with my steady boyfriend. We had always used protection until he decided to get a vasectomy. He always assured me that his tests were negative (stupid me for believing him). I later found out that he was not faithful Read more »